Monthly Archives: May 2010

ANDREAS ECONOMAKIS

“Winged Domino: Portrait of Valentine” by Roland Penrose, 1938. INSPIRATION by Andreas Economakis Inspiration. How does one get it? Inspiration is such an elusive thing. There are days when you just can’t shut up, shut your mind off. Hyper aware. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA

THEY ONLY CAME TO SEE THE ZOO by Jimmy Santiago Baca Our muscles warped and scarr’d Wrap around our skeletons Like hot winds That sweep the desert floor In search of shade, Sleeping each night In the hollow of petrified … Continue reading

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FRIDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: Lawrence Raab

Marriage by Lawrence Raab Years later they find themselves talking about chances, moments when their lives might have swerved off for the smallest reason. What if I hadn’t phoned, he says, that morning? What if you’d been out, as you … Continue reading

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Ann Wright

BREAK THE ISRAELI SIEGE OF GAZA OR ATTACK AT SEA, DETENTION CAMPS AND DEPORTATION By Ann Wright Flotilla of eight ships is on en route to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. Will they make it to port in Gaza? … Continue reading

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The Goddess, the Gush and the Circles Billee Sharp

The gloomiest thing I saw this morning was not the gray rain-ready skies but the sad slump of my thirteen year old’s shoulders as he sipped his tea and watched the underwater footage of what is left of the Deepwater … Continue reading

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ANDREAS ECONOMAKIS

MOUSEHEART by Andreas Economakis 4:30pm.  I’m standing outside of TK Films, on Cory Avenue.  The day is hot and humid.  The brown litter of a million exhausts sticks to my skin like an itchy Teflon coat.  July in Beverly Hills.  … Continue reading

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“Outside the Bedroom” by Sean Karns

Outside the Bedroom 1. You slouch in the car seat and mumble ich will nicht ausserhalb vom Schlafzimmer. I believe it’s about the long red light blocks from your husband’s home. There is a pressure outside the bedroom as potential … Continue reading

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